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Waltham Public Schools

These results for Waltham Public Schools, released in September and October of 2006, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2006. Source: Massachusetts Department of Education.

District summary

 All Students


 Spring 2006 Exam
% of students at each performance level No. of
students
tested
Advanced/
Above
Proficient
Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
  Grade 3
Reading District 14 34 42 10 317
  State 18 40 33 8 70,524
Mathematics District 2 40 34 24 317
  State 4 48 32 16 70,918
  Grade 4
English District 4 34 47 14 317
  State 8 42 39 11 70,918
Mathematics District 8 24 52 17 319
  State 15 25 45 15 71,358
  Grade 5
English District 15 43 33 9 323
  State 15 44 31 9 72,581
Mathematics District 10 24 40 27 324
  State 17 26 34 23 72,747
Science & Tech District 20 37 35 8 324
  State 17 33 39 11 72,720
  Grade 6
English District 19 51 23 6 341
  State 10 54 28 8 73,222
Mathematics District 14 31 25 29 338
  State 17 29 29 25 73,448
  Grade 7
English District 16 59 19 6 373
  State 10 55 26 9 74,046
Mathematics District 7 29 35 29 373
  State 12 28 31 29 74,597
  Grade 8
English District 21 56 16 7 378
  State 12 62 19 7 76,147
Mathematics District 8 26 35 31 382
  State 12 28 31 29 76,228
Science & Tech District 2 21 49 27 382
  State 4 28 43 25 76,198
  Grade 10
English District 32 47 16 5 378
  State 16 54 24 7 72,760
Mathematics District 37 34 19 10 378
  State 40 27 21 12 72,747

School-by-school results

Note: "Placement overall" ranks schools by combining the percentage of students who were either "Advanced" or "Proficient" and comparing that number for each subject and grade with schools across the state. The ranking was done by Boston.com.
William F. Stanley Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 18 33 44 5 57 687 of 1,018
3rd Math 7 30 50 13 56 766 of 1,018
4th English 10 48 33 9 58 338 of 1,006
4th Math 22 29 40 9 58 276 of 1,006
5th English 14 50 32 4 50 425 of 933
5th Math 18 20 39 22 49 513 of 933
5th Science 22 45 29 4 49 200 of 933
6th English -- -- -- -- 1 -- of 575
6th Math -- -- -- -- 1 -- of 575
7th English -- -- -- -- 1 -- of 458
7th Math -- -- -- -- 1 -- of 459

Jonathan Bright Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 14 38 48 0 21 666 of 1,018
3rd Math 5 29 33 33 21 818 of 1,018
4th English 0 29 65 6 17 807 of 1,006
4th Math 0 24 65 12 17 769 of 1,006
5th English 17 42 33 8 24 517 of 933
5th Math 8 8 42 42 24 827 of 933
5th Science 17 25 42 17 24 583 of 933

Douglas MacArthur Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 10 36 40 14 42 768 of 1,018
3rd Math 0 31 40 29 42 847 of 1,018
4th English 9 33 41 17 46 647 of 1,006
4th Math 7 11 57 26 46 860 of 1,006
5th English 16 42 31 11 55 520 of 933
5th Math 4 24 40 33 55 691 of 933
5th Science 13 35 42 11 55 507 of 933

Northeast Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 50 28 14 50 559 of 1,018
3rd Math 2 41 33 24 51 684 of 1,018
4th English 2 31 49 18 49 770 of 1,006
4th Math 6 33 41 20 49 510 of 1,006
5th English 14 42 28 16 50 557 of 933
5th Math 10 26 36 28 50 566 of 933
5th Science 24 34 26 16 50 346 of 933

Thomas R. Plympton Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 17 31 47 6 36 735 of 1,018
3rd Math 3 56 25 17 36 400 of 1,018
4th English 3 38 40 20 40 672 of 1,006
4th Math 10 30 50 10 40 478 of 1,006
5th English 14 39 37 10 51 600 of 933
5th Math 12 27 33 27 51 500 of 933
5th Science 31 35 33 0 51 209 of 933

James Fitzgerald Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 22 27 51 0 41 717 of 1,018
3rd Math 0 54 32 15 41 488 of 1,018
4th English 3 33 63 3 40 745 of 1,006
4th Math 5 20 68 8 40 743 of 1,006
5th English 33 43 25 0 40 238 of 933
5th Math 15 38 45 3 40 291 of 933
5th Science 18 38 43 3 40 390 of 933

Henry Whittemore Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 10 38 48 5 40 729 of 1,018
3rd Math 0 48 20 33 40 609 of 1,018
4th English 2 32 51 15 47 752 of 1,006
4th Math 0 21 55 23 47 811 of 1,006
5th English 5 54 35 5 37 498 of 933
5th Math 3 24 45 29 38 707 of 933
5th Science 13 42 42 3 38 388 of 933

John F. Kennedy Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 22 53 16 9 138 180 of 575
6th Math 22 32 21 25 138 198 of 575
7th English 18 61 13 7 166 122 of 458
7th Math 10 33 35 23 165 203 of 459
8th English 24 55 12 10 165 235 of 457
8th Math 10 26 37 27 164 266 of 458
8th Science 3 16 51 30 164 309 of 458

John W. McDevitt Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 18 53 26 3 186 227 of 575
6th Math 9 33 30 28 184 307 of 575
7th English 15 62 22 2 186 147 of 458
7th Math 5 28 38 29 188 292 of 459
8th English 21 59 19 2 196 219 of 457
8th Math 7 27 35 30 195 279 of 458
8th Science 2 27 49 22 195 239 of 458

Waltham Sr. High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 34 49 14 3 355 102 of 337
10th Math 38 35 18 8 355 146 of 337

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